Virginia S. Lanford

Special Counsel  |  Columbia

Meet Jenny

Jenny Lanford practices primarily in commercial real estate transactions and commercial real estate finance, assisting clients in the negotiation of corporate and commercial transactions. At Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Jenny drafts contracts that help ensure these transactions work to meet the client’s goals.

Jenny works with both buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of real estate and in leasing matters.

She also advises borrowers and commercial lenders on all aspects of commercial real estate finance transactions, including drafting and negotiating deeds, mortgages, leases and other real estate related documents.

Jenny has extensive experience providing advice and counsel to SBA lenders and documenting and closing SBA 504 and 7(a) loans for lender clients. In addition, she represents borrowers in SBA loan transactions. Jenny’s knowledge of the SBA loan process and all aspects of real estate and commercial finance transactions enables her to coordinate with all parties to close SBA transactions in a cost-effective manner.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., magna cum laude, 2002
  • University of South Carolina, B.A., magna cum laude, 1999
  • South Carolina, 2002
Honors and Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Real Estate Law 2022
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • South Carolina Law Review, Associate Articles Editor 2001-2002
Professional and Civic Activities
  • South Carolina Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Leadership Columbia, Class of 2006
  • Columbia Family Shelter, Board of Directors (2009-2015)
  • CREW Midlands, Board of Directors and Secretary (2010-Present)
  • Leadership Columbia Alumni Association